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How Canada Express Entry Works?

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Express Entry On 1st January 2015, Canada launched its new Express Entry visa system, aimed at improving the visa selection process for permanent residency and speeding up decision times to six months or less. We assist those people who are really looking for an overseas career as well as permanent settlement to realize their dreams of migrating to a country that offers one of the best living standards in the world.


There is still a backlog of Canadian immigration cases, which is one of the reasons why the Canadian government have launched this new system. It is designed to prevent a future backlog of applications, and improve the selection process. It is hoped that with increased access to highly skilled overseas workers, the Canadian economy will benefit from this new system.

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Express Entry Step by Step Process 2023

The following is a stepwise guide to immigration to Canada through the Express Entry program:

Step1– Education Credential Assessment

Once you apply for Express Entry program, the very first step you need to go through is Educational Credential Assessment through WES (World education services). Applicant has to send the documents to Canada for the Verification.

Step2 –Preparation for IELTS

Applicant has to prepare for IELTs as this is very important to file for the Canada immigration visa. Minimum score require in IELTs for Canada Express Entry program is 6 bands each. But it is always advised to the client to get more score for the successful application. But, there are also flexibilities attached top this score as when you are planning to immigrate to Canada with PNP PR status then the IELTS requirement can vary such as, Saskatchewan asks for an IELTS score of 4.5 only. (Some employers may ask for language scores that are higher than CLB 4.5)

Step3 –Create profile and submit EOI

Once the IELTs and ECA result is obtained. Applicant has to submit EOI in the Express Entry pool by creating a profile. i.e. Age, Education, Experience and the Language.

Step4 –Calculate CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System)

>Based on the information you put in your profile, you will be given a score and ranked against others in the pool. So this is very important to calculate the CRS score while submitting the profile in the Express Entry pool. Calculation for CRS will be done on the below basis:

  • Age: Although there is no age limit for migrating to Canada but if a person is between 18 to 35 years of age, then more points are allocated.
  • Language proficiency: It is cross checked through IELTS and CLB examination. Scoring high band in IELTS can guarantee good points to the candidate.
  • Education: Calculated under the ECA, the educational degree should be at par with the Canadian education board.
  • Work Experience: The candidate should be skilled and having good work experience makes one eligible for good score points.
  • Adaptability: having a sibling already settled in Canada can help one garner good points.
  • Arranges employment: if the applicant has arranged employment in Canada while applying for Express Entry program, will get extra points.

Important- To apply Canada PR first check your eligibility through CRS Score Calculator which given below or talk to an our directly and know about your points.

Step 5 –ITA (Invitation to apply)

Applicant has to wait for the draw, until his profile is picked from the Express Entry pool. Once the ITA or PNP is obtained, an applicant can apply for PR visa within 60 days and 30 days for PNP.

Step 6 –Filing for Canada PR visa

On the receipt of ITA (Invitation to apply), an applicant has to file for Canada immigration along with required documents is as below:

  • Identity Proof.
  • Educational Qualification Documents.
  • Work Experience.
  • Valid Passport
  • Your recent photographs.
  • Job offer letter from Canadian Employer (if any) & other required documents.
Step 7 –Canada PR approval

CIC (Canada immigration & Citizenship) will review all the documents submitted by the applicant. The entire document has to be true and genuine along with the applicant form for Canada PR application, all the right documents arrangement will help you get your documents validate quickly.

Step 8 –Medical Certificate and Police Clearance

Medical Certificate and police clearance certificates are certifications and clearances that you will need to submit once you have successfully entered Canada. For perfect and shortest clearance times, get all your relevant affairs in order in your native country before leaving for Canada.

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